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American Farmland Trust has been Saving the Land that Sustains Us for almost 30 years! Watch our latest video and learn more about how we've changed America's views on farmland, farmers and food!

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7/13/11
ACRE: With a Few Changes, Can Be Answer to Safety Net

Change to U.S. farm policy is inevitable, a change that will provide an opportunity to have a farm safety net that meets the needs of agriculture. Carl Zulauf, an Agricultural Economist at Ohio State University, discusses what a good safety net might include.

Forces Shaping the 2012 Farm Bill and characteristics of a good safety net

Systemic Risk and the Role of Crop Insurance in Risk Management

ACRE and Meeting the Needs of 21st Century Agriculture

ACRE Can Be the Answer to Farm Sector's Safety Net Needs

New Vision for Safety Net Can Answer Critics, Budget Problems

 
3/15/10
No Farms No Food Rally: Albany New York
More than 140 people representing more than 70 farm and environmental organizations, food and community groups, local governments and others from across New York, including New York City, participated in the No Farms No Food Rally in Albany, NY on March 15th 2010.
 
2/9/10
No Farms No Food Song

Click the link below to play a No Farms No Food song written by one of our supporters.
No Farms No Food

 
11/30/2009
Saving the Land that Sustains Us
American Farmland Trust has been saving the land that sustains us for 30 years. Watch this video and find out why we're the leading national organization dedicated to saving America's farm and ranch land, promoting healthy farming practices and supporting farms and farmers.
 
9/17/2009
Opening Day at the White House Farmers Market
A great day for fresh food and local farmers as the First Lady opened the FRESHFARM Market near the White House. American Farmland Trust was happy to be there and hear her remind opening day customers that "Farmers markets do more than help Americans feed their families healthy meals, they help America’s family farmers."
 
6/10/2009
Interview with Paul Muller of Full Belly Farm
We visit Full Belly Farm in Guinda, CA, and talk with farmer Paul Muller about farming and care for the land.
 
5/4/2009
Interview with American Farmland Trust's Dennis Nuxoll and Jim Baird on Agriculture, Water Quality and Climate Change
AFT's own Dennis Nuxoll and Jim Baird are interviewed at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting's Washington Watch Issues Forum.
 
08/01/2008
American Farmland Trust's New President Jon Scholl

Jon Scholl VideoJon Scholl, American Farmland Trust's new president, has been involved in agriculture for over 25 years. His dedication to the field is evident through his involvement in his family's farm in central Illinois where he grows corn, soybeans and, more recently, wind energy, as well as his years of experience working with agriculture and environmental policy.
Watch this video to learn more about American Farmland Trust's new president's background and vision for the organization's future.

 

 

05/21/2008
Farm Bill Subsidy Reform: 20% Reduction in Direct Payments, 30% Reduction in Loan Rates?
AFT's Ralph Grossi and Ron Litterer from the National Corn Growers Association take a careful look at the benefits of the new Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program and how it provides a better safety net for farmers.  Recent criticism of the program overlooks the realities of the savings its market-oriented approach will provide.
 
04/2/2008
Farmcast: Smart Growth Meets Smart Food Tour

Stephen RiosJoin us as we follow the trail of local food through urban-edge farmland in rural Virginia to restaurants and customers in the Washington DC-metro area, during a tour from the 2008 New Partners for Smart Growth Conference.

 
02/25/2008
Farmcast: What Do Farmers Want Out of the Farm Bill?

American Farmland Trust ask Farmers what they want out of the Farm BillVarel Bailey IA, Ernie Averett NC, and Jim Andrew IA talk about their recent trips to Washington, DC to speak with lawmakers. Each of them left their farms behind to tell Congress what they were looking for from the new Farm Bill.


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